Coming Home (Lionel Richie album)

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Coming Home
Lionel Richie - Coming Home album cover.jpg
Studio album by Lionel Richie
Released September 12, 2006 (2006-09-12)
Genre R&B
Length 50:35
Label Island Def Jam
Producer Dallas Austin, Chuckii Booker, Jerry Duplessis, Jermaine Dupri, Sean Garrett, Jake and the Phatman, Wyclef Jean, Rodney Jerkins, Antonio "L.A." Reid (exec.), Lionel Richie, Raphael Saadiq, Roberto Sam Screnci, Manuel Seal, Stargate, Tone Depth
Lionel Richie chronology
Just for You
(2004)Just for You2004
Coming Home
(2006)
Just Go
(2009)Just Go2009
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B−[2]
Okayplayer 1.5/5 stars[3]
People 3/4 stars[4]
Sacramento News & Review (unfavorable)[5]

Coming Home is the eighth studio album by Lionel Richie, released on September 12, 2006 by The Island Def Jam Music Group. It debuted at number six on the Billboard 200, becoming his biggest hit album since 1986's Dancing on the Ceiling. As of May 2012, the album has sold 449,000 copies in the United States, according to Nielsen SoundScan.[6]

The music video for "I Call It Love" features his daughter, Nicole Richie.

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition
No. Title Writer(s) Producer(s) Length
1. "I Call It Love" Mikkel S. Eriksen, Tor Erik Hermansen, Taj Jackson Stargate 3:18
2. "Sweet Vacation" Raphael Saadiq, Robert Ozuna, Lionel Richie Saadiq, Richie, Jake and the Phatman 3:54
3. "Why" Sean Garrett, Richie, Chuckii Booker Richie, Booker, Garrett 4:00
4. "What You Are" Jermaine Dupri, Manuel Seal, Johntá Austin Dupri, Seal 4:12
5. "Up All Night" Garrett, Richie, Booker Richie, Booker, Garrett 3:35
6. "I'm Coming Home" Richie, Booker Richie, Booker, Rodney Jerkins 4:18
7. "All Around the World" Richie, Roberto Sam Screnci Richie, Screnci, Tone Depth[a] 3:33
8. "Out of My Head" Richie Richie, Booker 3:13
9. "Reason to Believe" Richie, Dallas Austin, Tony Reyes Austin 4:46
10. "Stand Down" Richie, Austin Austin 4:01
11. "I Love You" Richie Richie, Booker 4:11
Notes
  • ^[a] signifies an assistant producer

Charts[edit]

Certifications and sales[edit]

Region Certification Certified units/Sales
United Kingdom (BPI)[19] Gold 100,000^
United States (RIAA)[20] Gold 500,000^

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ Allmusic review
  2. ^ Entertainment Weekly review
  3. ^ Okayplayer review
  4. ^ People review
  5. ^ Sacramento News & Review review
  6. ^ "Lionel Richie's 'Tuskegee' Becomes Year's Second-Biggest Album: Singer's Country Set Has Outsold His Last Three Combined". Billboard. 2012-05-24. Retrieved 2012-06-01. 
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  12. ^ "Italiancharts.com – Lionel Richie – Coming Home". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-06-11.
  13. ^ "Swisscharts.com – Lionel Richie – Coming Home". Hung Medien. Retrieved 2017-06-11.
  14. ^ "Lionel Richie | Artist | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart Retrieved 2017-06-11.
  15. ^ "Lionel Richie Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-11.
  16. ^ "Lionel Richie Chart History (Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-11.
  17. ^ "The Official UK Albums Chart (2006)" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-06-11. 
  18. ^ "R&B/Hip-Hop Albums: Year End 2006". Billboard. Retrieved 2017-06-11. 
  19. ^ "British album certifications – Lionel Richie – Coming Home". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2017-06-11.  Enter Coming Home in the search field and then press Enter.
  20. ^ "American album certifications – Lionel Richie – Coming Home". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2017-06-11.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH